Wednesday, March 8, 2017
MAYNARD COOPER & GALE’S HEALTH CARE PRACTICE GROWS WITH ADDITION OF GAINES BRAKE
Gaines has extensive experience working with long-term care and other senior living providers. At Maynard Cooper, Gaines’ practice will be focused not only on senior living issues but also in the health care sector generally, counseling clients regarding regulatory, compliance, Medicaid and Medicare and HIPAA issues. Gaines will also work closely with clients in the firm’s Estate Planning and Senior Living practice groups.
Prior to joining Maynard Cooper, Gaines served as the Interim Director of the Elder Law Clinic at the University of Alabama School of Law where he taught the Elder Law Clinic. He also directed a pilot medical-legal partnership project for the elderly at a rural hospital located in Carrollton, AL, under a state grant in partnership with the University of Alabama College of Community Health Sciences. In addition, Gaines also worked as an attorney with the Alabama Disabilities Advocacy Program, representing children with disabilities concerning the provision of special education and related services. Before entering the public interest field, Gaines was in private practice for six years, where his practice was concentrated in the areas of litigation, estate planning, probate, and general practice matters.
Gaines received his J.D. from the University of Alabama School of Law, where he served as Managing Editor of the Journal of the Legal Profession. He earned his B.A., cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa, from Birmingham-Southern College, and his M.M. degree from the University of Alabama.
Maynard Cooper has more than 20 attorneys primarily focused on serving our health care clients located in Alabama, the Southeast, and across the United States. Firm clients include multiple health systems and physician practices nationwide, regional care organizations, national bundled payment initiatives, pharmacies, and private equity funds targeting investments in a wide variety of health care-related ventures.